Construction defect liability News

Bad Design, Poor Construction Blamed for California Dam Damage

Bad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago and inadequate state and federal oversight since then led to a disastrous spillway collapse in February, an independent national team of dam safety experts said this week as …

Homeowners Association at Sinking High-Rise in San Francisco Sues Developer

A homeowners association representing property owners at a downtown San Francisco high-rise has sued the developers on for failing to tell residents the condominium tower was sinking at an unexpected rate. The Millennium Tower homeowners association’s lawsuit is the latest …

Construction Lawsuit Liability Bill Defeated In Colorado House

A long-awaited bill to make it harder to sue Colorado homebuilders for defective construction has failed in the Colorado legislature. The bill was rejected Tuesday by a House committee controlled by Democrats. The measure would have revised procedures for construction …